UFC 255, which is scheduled to happen on November 21, sees a significant modification in the principle occasion.
Cody Garbrandt, who was set to face Deiveson Figueiredo in the principle occasion of UFC 255, is now out injured, and Alex Perez has been referred to as upon to exchange the 29-year-old. Garbrandt, 12-3, a former UFC Bantamweight champion determined to change to Flyweight in August 2020, and was straightaway given the title battle in opposition to the brand new champion Figueiredo. However, reportedly a torn bicep has now pressured him out of the competition.
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Cody Garbrandt Posts Video Informing His Harm
Cody Garbrandt Defined his plight through an Instagram stay session, and revealed a number of months in the past he was examined Covid-19 constructive, although recovered from the lethal virus efficiently, however upon returning to coaching after 7 weeks, on Monday, September 28, he felt the bizarre ache within the arm, and after seeing medical specialists, he learnt about his situation and knowledgeable UFC that he would keep out from the observe for an additional 5 weeks.
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Now the chance falls into the lap of Alex Perez, who’s No.4 within the division, and was initially anticipated to go up in opposition to Brandon Moreno on the identical occasion, has leapfrogged Moreno and Askar Askarov to in the end attain the principle occasion.
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